Violent China-influenced fantasy led by strong girl hero. Read Common Sense Media’s Eon: Dragoneye Reborn review, age rating, and parents guide. The Dragons are elemental beings that are able to manipulate Hua- the natural energy that exists in all things. Each dragon is aligned with one of the heavenly. Eon, a twelve-year-old boy, has been studying the ancient art of Dragon Magic for four years, hoping he’ll be able to apprentice to one of the twelve energy.

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I really like the idea of stories with girls disguised as boys, and though the concept is certainly nothing newit’s definitely not something we see too much in young adult literature. It was still easy to recognize that Goodman pulled a great deal from many different historical events and cultural backgrounds.

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Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon, #1) by Alison Goodman

The writing is intense and action-packed. It chooses Eona, who becomes a Lord due to the absence of a current Mirror Dragoneye. It was like when Po became the Dragon Warrior, but anyways: Thankfully, all of them were memorable and interesting enough for me renorn form the desire to know what will happen to them in the next book.

Because Eon is actually Eona, a girl, forbidden to be a Dragoneye warrior and facing certain death if her secret is uncovered. I honestly thought it would be more juvenile and with everyone talking about Eona, I thought she would be a character to admire.

The cultural elements of the story were dragoheye engaging and I loved seeing how this world was organized. They probably look something like this right now! The plot follows Eon, a young woman who disguises herself as a boy and trains to become a Dragoneye.


I just roll with the story. Yes, I shall be reading the second book in this duology. Eon deals with the pressure of pretending to be something he isn’t, of all the things he gave up when the choice to pretend to be a boy was made for him.

If he is selected, he will commune and share power with one of the twelve Dragons, which are energy based creatures If you, like me, have always wished that Tamora Pierce and Anne McCaffrey would finally admit their deep, abiding love for one another; make it official with a short ceremony in Massachusetts; then decide to start a family by adopting a fierce Asian baby, then I think you will fall in love with this book.

Once the day when the ascending dragon chooses his new apprentice approaches, Eona finds herself at a center of a complex political intrigue that threatens the future of the whole country. There were several sections of this book that captivated me, and overall I liked the main character Eona, and her struggle to power. Read more Read less. Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase.

Eon: Dragoneye Reborn

So the upshot is: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Her dragonege saw great potential in her and went along with the ruse to win back power, favor and fortune for his house.

Gender and identity are explored from different angles with the main story and one intertwining side character. But it’s never mentioned, and to me that’s a pretty fundamental aspect of a book. November Learn how and when to remove this template message. Romance is sparse in Eon, but hints of a relationship between these two, however improbable it may seem, more than made up for it. First, the plot is driven by the weakest device in the authorial bag of tricks: She’s blurting out statements right and left, when just months before she lowers her eyes and says “yes, Master,” “yes, Swordmaster” and so on.


Expecting to be an apprentice, one of twelve and schooled by a Dragoneye, he is instead thrust into the position of Co-Ascendant, expected to govern the Council and prevent the usurpation of the Emperor’s rebotn. For drqgoneye, year-old Eon has been training to be a Dragoneye apprentice, a coveted position in which the student serves as the condu I hardly ever read straightforward fantasy, but every once in awhile a book comes along that blows right past all my usual objections to become a new favorite.

Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. Studying the men and boys around her in order to emulate them. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Other books in the series. But you might want to make sure you have the even more amazing sequel lined up for when you’re done.

Soon, however, the story becomes something 10 times more exciting than Tamora Pierce ever offered. Books by Alison Goodman. Against the odds, the Rat Dragon chooses her friend Dillon, the smallest of the bunch.

None- the mirror dragon has been missing for over years. For Your Family Log in Sign me up. The sense of thunder rumbling ominously in the distance. His will was mine.

Well-wrought fantasy explores pacifism, violence.